321 S.W.2d 237 (1959)

John Atherton MILLER, Individually and as a Representative of all the Citizens and Taxpayers of the City of Louisville, Kentucky, Appellant, v. CITY OF LOUISVILLE, Appellee.

Court of Appeals of Kentucky.

February 20, 1959.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Leo T. Wolford, Louisville, for appellant.

William E. Berry, Wyatt, Grafton & Grafton, Cornelius W. Grafton, Louisville, for appellee.

Jo M. Ferguson, Atty. Gen., as amicus curiae.


The constitutionality of our urban renewal and urban development statutes, KRS Chapter 99, is at stake here.

As stated in the City's brief, "The meat of the case is around the bone of urban redevelopment and urban renewal — whether these are proper objectives of government, whether tax moneys may be spent for them, whether the power of eminent domain may be brought to bear in furtherance of them, and whether the statutes attempt improper...

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